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The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of material on the nearly 7,000 known human languages. The collection currently contains nearly 100,000 pages of material documenting over 2,500 languages, as well as a growing multimedia collection of modern and historical language recordings.



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Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
Topics: Icelandic, native speaker, reading, isl
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by gundega nigale
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Gundega, Ruta, Arturs having a conversation about Latvian clothing, living in Latvia and living in the USA.
Topics: latvian, conversation
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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Slang in a pidgin English that's spoken throughout Southern Africa. Derived from English, Afrikaans.
Topic: slang english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by oscar berland
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Oscar reads a poem that his father used to read to him as a child (from Yosl Kotler's "Muntergang"), and sings a song that his mother used to sing.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, oscar berland, poem, poetry, yosl kotler, yosel cutler, muntergang, song, music,...
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by anita suter
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Lili Ackle from Frick, Switzerland is talking about Switzerland and her experience as an intern in San Francisco. The recording is in the "Aargau" dialect of Swiss German.
Topics: swiss german, switzerland, german, aargau, gsw
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by linda, amanda
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Linda recites some Latvian nursery rhymes with her daughter Amanda.
Topics: latvian, latvia, nursery rhyme, children's story, children's game
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lauren burkhart
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Talking about the recording process.
Topic: english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by The Rosetta Project
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test please ignore
Topics: english, test please ignore
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Julia Olszewska
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reading picture book about turtles, frogs, etc.
Topics: Polish, children, storybook
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by roberts ozolds, mara linde
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Roberts describes what he would do on a five day visit to Latvia.
Topics: latvian, latvia, visit, vacation, activities
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by henry sattler
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A narrative describing experiences of the narrator as a prisoner from Poland in the Auschwitz concentration camp doing road repairs, sharing morsels of food, and exchanging secret notes with another prisoner across barbed wire, and his success after his liberation in making contact again with the other prisoner and corresponding with her before his emigration to the U.S. and their loss of contact.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, henry sattler, concentration camp, shoah, holocaust, Auschwitz, World War II,...
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by icek mozes
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Icek tells a story based on a Yiddish joke.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, story, joke, icek mozes, humor, varshe, balegole
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by evie groch, rosie kaplan
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Evie and Rosie introduce themselves and the Record-a-thon to the other participants.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, introduction, record-a-thon, evie groch, rosie kaplan
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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In this video, I read part of the first chapter from Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This video is one of four videos comprising the entire first chapter and dedication.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by brigita silina, ruta bruninsh, gundega nigale
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A candid conversation in Latvian from Brigita, Ruta, and Gundega.
Topics: latvian, latvia, conversation, chat
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lili ackle
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anita suter from st.gallen, switzerland, talking about her experience in the US and her relation to languages, speaking swiss german, "ostschweizer" dialect
Topics: swiss german, switzerland, german, st.gallen, ostschweiz
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by ian stewart
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Discussion of Russian grammar and other assorted topics, in Russian. Some co-opted English words.
Topics: Russian, rus, non-native speaker, language learner
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Christian
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Talking about food of the Netherlands
Topics: dutch, food, stories
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Christian
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Lost frog story told in Dutch
Topics: dutch, kids, story
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Peter Stern
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About today.
Topics: English, linguistics
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Duncan MacKinnon
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Talking about the Record-a-thon in English.
Topic: english
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by laura
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Carmen reads the wordless book "Bird's new hat"
Topics: spanish, bird's new hat, wordless book
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by edgar, armand
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Edgar and son Armand sing a Latvian song.
Topics: latvian, latvia, song
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by northern california latvian association
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Members of the Northern California Latvian Association sing a song in Latvian.
Topics: latvian, latvia, song
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by gerry tenney
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Gerry discusses Yiddish music and sings a few songs, including a Yiddish rendition of A Hard Day's Night.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, music, beatles, a hard day's night
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by rosie kaplan, evie groch
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Rosie Kaplan and Evie Groch talking in Yiddish about how they made chicken soup.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, recipes, chicken soup, food words, story, evie groch, rosie kaplan
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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In this video, I read part of the first chapter from Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This video is one of four videos comprising the entire first chapter and dedication.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Auburn Lutzross
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A new language.
Topic: english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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A lullaby in Finnish.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by karin wiecha
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I'm narrating two worldless books.
Topics: German, High German, wordless book, story, narration, deu
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Duncan MacKinnon
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German Swadesh list.
Topic: german
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kara Wilber
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Hawaiian proverbs, colors, disc drives
Topics: Hawaiian, colors, proverbs, phrases
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lauren burkhart
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Talking in English about chatspeak and emoticons.
Topics: english, chatspeak, emoticons, acronyms, eng
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Talking about how I envision words as physical objects.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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Some brief, non-fluent Sinhala.
Topics: sinhala, sin, non-native speaker, language learner, reading
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Talking about the sauna in Finnish.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by simon vidanovic
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Life in Serbia vs US
Topics: serbian, lifestyle
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by yiddish record-a-thon participants
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Record-a-thon participants sing Yiddish folks, with Gerry Tenney on guitar. This is part 1 of a two-part recording. Part 2 is available at http://archive.org/details/jewishdiasporarecordathon_gantse.grupe_005
Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, music, folk songs, chorus
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Giving a definition of the word "sisu": there is no translation for it in other languages. Sisu is a big part of Finnish culture and identity.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by trio@Esperanto.org
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(I look terrible, nevertheless...) I speak in Esperanto, The International Language, for less than 3 minutes, showing the covers and a sample page from 6 books for children in Esperanto.
Topics: Esperanto, International Language, children's books, tired
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by amanda fikaris
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a conversation in swedish by two siblings. discussing their day, and their dislike of the sound of swedish.
Topic: swedish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Finnish folk song.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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Shona, a native Zimbabwean language.
Topic: shona
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by northern california latvian association
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Members of the Northern California Latvian Association explain briefly, in English, the meaning and significance of their dainas (Latvian folk poems). See the following URL for the original recording of the dainas in Latvian: archive.org/details/latvianrecordathon_northern.california.latvian.association_001
Topics: latvian, latvia, dainas, folk poems, folklore, explanation, translation
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jim Lutz
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Where and why I am participating in the recordathon
Topics: mixteco bajo, recordathon 2011
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by karin wiecha
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Stefania and Barbara, both from Milan, are talking about their home country Italy.
Topics: Italian, ita
The Rosetta Project--Video
by Chihota
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Testing upload for the Language is Life workshop to be held at the Marin Headlands Institute September 16-18. This recording of the Shona language was made by Chihota at the Record-a-thon held at the Internet Archive July 30, 02011.
Topic: shona
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by taira, anda, laimonis
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Taira, Anda, and Laimonis give a brief recap, in English, of their conversation about Latvian theater, clothing, and the Ventspils dialect. See original recording, in Latvian, at the following URL: archive.org/details/latvianrecordathon_taira_anda_laimonis_001
Topics: latvian, latvia, theater, art, performance, clothing, costume, dress, ventspils, dialects
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Christian
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Talking about water management and geography of the Netherlands
Topics: dutch, geography
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Peter Stern
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A boy, a dog, and a frog reading
Topics: Japanese, wordless book reading
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by luciana and joanne
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Description of trip to the Veneto region of Italy in May 2011. Specifically, landing in Venice, traveling to ancestral village of Falcade in the Province of Belluno, and traveling in Treviso and Bolzano. We will speak in Falcadino, the language we learned as children in San Francisco from our parents and grandparents; we learned Falcadino as our first language" along with English. Joanne will also read some proverbs in the dialect of the Veneto.
Topics: italian, falcadino speech, songs and proverbs
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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A joke in Finnish, with the punchline.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by reiko kataoka
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Aesop's fable "tortoise and the hair" spoken in Japanese.
Topics: japanese, fable, tale, jpn, native speaker, fluent speaker
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Simon Vidanovic
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Life in Serbia vs US part 2
Topics: serbian, lifestyle
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moment from the book Signs Near the Road by Ivo Andric. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1961/andric-bio.html interpretation: Serbian language all the nations who live in balkan can relate and read in original ivo andric books
Topics: freedom, expats, Balkan, ivo andric, world
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moment from the book Signs Near the Road by Ivo Andric. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1961/andric-bio.html interpretation: Serbian language all the nations who live in balkan can relate and read in original ivo andric books
Topic: Serbian, Balkan, world
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by meldra
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Meldra sings a lullaby to her daughter.
Topics: latvian, latvia, lullaby, song
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Takeshi
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"What languages mean to me" in Swedish.
Topic: swedish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jim Lutz
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Greetings in Mixteco Bajo
Topics: mixteco bajo, common greetings
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by karin wiecha
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Parshuram is talking about Shivaji Maharaj, an important figure in Indian, especially Maharashtran, history. 
Topics: Marathi, India, mar
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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In this video, I read the dedication to Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This is one of four videos comprising the book's dedication and entire first chapter.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Nicole Engelman
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Nicole speaking Arabic.
Topics: arabic, arb
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lauren b
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Talking in English about my day.
Topic: english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by bashe kuperstein
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Bashe talks about her family history and recites several Yiddish proverbs.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, galicia, poland, world war two, shoah, proverbs, shprikhverter, bashe kuperstein
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by mara linde, roberts ozolds
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Mara describes what she would do with five days in Latvia.
Topics: latvian, latvia, visit, vacation, activities
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by yiddish record-a-thon participants
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Record-a-thon participants sing Yiddish folks, with Gerry Tenney on guitar. This is part 2 of a two-part recording. Part 1 is available at http://archive.org/details/jewishdiasporarecordathon_gantse.grupe_004
Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, music, folk songs, chorus
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Sandy Thacker
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Sandy and trio have a little talk in Esperanto about some of their travels, using Esperanto, around the world.
Topics: Esperanto, International Language, travel, conversation, travelogue, epo, non-native speaker,...
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Duncan MacKinnon
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English Swadesh list.
Topic: english